Make A Hair Clip Holder using an Art Canvas

Make a Hair Clip Holder - by Molly and Mama

Would you like to make a simple Hair Clip Holder? If you’re like me, there’s an over abundance of hair bows and clips in your house! I created this clip holder to organise and store my daughter’s hair accessories. This tutorial is a great beginners project that is quick, simple and requires no stitching or […]

The Molly and Mama Pin Cushion Swap

The Molly and Mama Pin Cushion Swap

  I can hardly believe it, Molly and Mama just turned four! Those four years have flown by. To celebrate this little anniversary, I wanted to do something to get the creative juices flowing. I decided to host the first ever Molly and Mama Pin Cushion Swap! I asked others to join me, and was […]

A Strawberry Inspired Pin Cushion Set

The Strawberry Pin Cushion Collection by Molly and Mama

I’m hosting a little pin cushion swap via the Molly and Mama Facebook Page. It’s to celebrate the fourth anniversary of my little biz (which is a pretty special time for me!). My lovely contributors have created a range of gorgeous pin cushions that are just amazing. But before I show you what they’ve been up to, I thought I’d […]



Notice anything different? This is my first post on the new Molly and Mama website and I am just so excited! Over the last week Dorothy has helped me make some much needed changes to the site. I just really wanted it to be more user friendly and easier for you to find exactly what […]

Create A Pretty Hoop Art Project

Molly and Mama hoop art tutorial for One Thimble

Jen from One Thimble Sewing E-Zine recently approached me to guest post on the One Thimble Blog. And because she’s such a lovely, kind-hearted gal who goes out of her way to help others, I was happy to help her out! We decided that I’d share a hoop art project, explaining how to create art […]

We’re all set for Easter!

Molly and Mama decorates for Easter 2015

Whilst I love to do a lot of sewing and craft for Easter, I also really enjoy decorating. Mostly because my kids LOVE it too! They get such a kick out of decorating for all the different holidays. And it’s so lovely seeing their enthusiasm. Here’s some photos of the decorating we’ve been doing at home. […]

Make an Appliqué Bunny for Easter

Appliqué a Bunny - a tutorial for beginners, brought to you by Molly and Mama

The Easter count down is on! What are you making, crafting or creating? It seems that my post on How To Appliqué is my most popular tutorial, so I thought you might like to see an Easter inspired project combining appliqué with fabric yo yo’s! Here’s my Appliqué Bunny. I love Liberty fabric. And these […]

Easter Sewing Ideas from Aussie Designers

Sweet Scallops by Melly & Me

It happens to me every year! Easter is upon us and I still haven’t decided what to sew the kids, let alone organise patterns, supplies and materials. So I thought I would put together a quick list of some of my favourite options for sewing this Easter. These Easter Sewing patterns are quick and easy, […]

Lucky Projects for Saint Patrick’s Day

Make a Four Leaf Clover by Molly and Mama

There’s a few free tutorials on the Molly and Mama blog for some shamrock inspired craftiness! And with Saint Patrick’s Day not far away, you’ve got just enough time to create one of them (or a few)! You’ll need to make the basic felt four leaf clover and then use it for the clip or pin […]

Make a Lucky Pin Cushion for St Patrick’s Day

Make a felt shamrock pin cushion for St Patrick's Day - a Molly and Mama tutorial

I love this pin cushion, because it’s such a pretty way to incorporate four leaf clovers and Saint Patrick’s Day luck into a pretty sewing project. The whole thing is sewn by hand, so it’s a great portable project too. Plus you can never have too many pin cushions. They make the perfect gift! To create this […]

Finish-It Friday

pink and green for Molly and Mama

Please tell me that you’re like me, and you have a sketch book full of creative ideas, and a pile of unfinished sewing projects! There are so many projects that I have started in the past and now want to finish. And so many ideas that I am dreaming of, and want to make a […]

Make a Shamrock Clip for St Patrick’s Day

Make a Shamrock Clip with this easy Molly and Mama tutorial

This little project is perfect if you’re looking for a little shamrock inspired nod to Saint Patrick’s day. You’ll have your four leaf clover for luck, without having to go head-to-toe in green! All you need to do is make a felt shamrock, sew a yo yo to sit it on, and add a hair clip […]

What’s in store for Molly and Mama in 2015

Appliqué tees by Molly and Mama

I’ve been wanting to write a post about the new year, well….. ever since the new year. And I can’t believe that we’re nearing the end of February! If you’re anything like me, you’ll be wondering where the time goes. Sorry it’s taken me so long! I wanted to start 2015 with some very clear goals, […]